Re: unix man pages

Subject: Re: unix man pages
From: Marilynne Smith <mrsmith -at- CTS -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 23 Dec 1995 08:41:00 PST

At 07:00 PM 12/22/95 -0800, John Wilcox wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 21 Dec 1995 12:21:37 -0800
>> From: Caryn Rizell <CARYN_RIZELL -at- HP-ROSEVILLE-OM2 -dot- OM -dot- HP -dot- COM>

>> Do any of you write unix man pages?


>> If so, have you found a way to author the man pages in something other than
>> nroff, then convert to nroff?

nroff and troff are powerful languages. Why not bite the bullet and learn
how to use it. These tagged languages are similar to other languages you've
heard about: HTML, SGML, and my favorite, BookMaster. Once you understand
how tagged languages work, you'll find that you can do your documentation
very quickly using them.

Marilynne Smith
mrsmith -at- cts -dot- com

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